Despite the name, BOW programs are open to men too -- but they're specifically designed to cater to the most needy populations when it comes to outdoor skills: Women and older children.Lisa Maloney
Outdoor recreation in Alaska often leads to remote places. Even along the state’s limited road system, the nearest garage might be a hundred miles away. Adventurers must be capable of fixing almost anything that breaks. This means packing tools and spare parts. In other words, being prepared. Or bring along an auto mechanic.Rick Sinnott
Whether a race is the heart and soul of vacation or just the cherry on top of a bottomless beach side pina colada, it can add a great element of accomplishment and, yes, fun to traveling.Alli Harvey

Whaling crews of Barrow have brought in at least three bowhead whales this week. Men of all ages and a few women gathered to butcher them.

Ash Adams
When Will Troyer died Sunday at the age of 89 at his home in Cooper Landing, he left behind a legacy that included cheating death three times and developing a method of capturing and researching Kodiak grizzlies.Craig Medred
Marked by dueling issues of property rights and public access, a plan for access to Chugach State Park has sparked a wide range of diverging viewpoints in the Municipality of Anchorage. At its heart are fundamental questions about who can have access and who will ultimately pay. Devin Kelly
Here in the state park, there’s no shortage, no competition. The berries are like grapes, five or six in a bunch, and nearly the size of marbles.Nancy Lord
Wanting a freezer full of meat but unsure when her husband would be home from working on a fishing boat near Kodiak, Ashley Switzer borrowed her father's rifle and headed for the hills above Homer.Craig Medred

During peak fall foliage, take a drive up the Parks Highway to Denali State Park, where the tundra has turned into stunning yellows, reds and pinks.

Tara Young
OPINION: In this instance, feds are not just exacerbating the issues between federally qualified hunters and non-qualified hunters in Alaska, but also between qualified federal hunters who are in the know and those that are not. This isn’t a good way to make friends in the community.John Schandelmeier
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